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Prairie’s Spencer Schumacher was named small school male athlete of the year during the North Idaho Sports Awards banquet in Coeur d’Alene, th…

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LOWELL / SYRINGA -- Come hell or high water. That is the statement of the week. The water is rising, the creeks are roaring, and mud is sliding down on to the highway (Highway 12) along with trees and rocks, so that we never know if we can make it east or west from one minute to the next.

ELK CITY – For those of you who haven’t been down river in the last few days since we got all that rain, there are close to a dozen places where debris has slid down the mountain and across the road. The photo shows one such just below the 24-mile marker. Thanks to the road crews, they have …

    CLEARWATER VALLEY -- This past week the news in the Clearwater Valley has been all about the historic levels of flooding from Stites to Kamiah. Water came over roads, with slides and blowouts leading to closures of highways and local roads. Water threatened people’s houses and businesses. Th…

    Five Nezperce High School students participated in the HOSA State Leadership Conference in Boise April 10-12. HOSA was formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America and continues to use the acronym despite the name change to Future Health Professionals.


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    The American Legion marks its 100th birthday this year. Helping celebrate this were American Legion Grangeville Post 37, which held a birthday event Saturday, March 30, at the Grangeville Elks Lodge. The celebration drew 115 attendees and included dinner, and awards recognition for EMS perso…

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    During an Idaho County Commission discussion of ancient safeguards against mob rule, only one of the three commissioners acknowledged that state law safeguards the people’s power to pass law independent of the state legislature. The ballot initiative specifically at issue during the discussi…